Tag Archives: MoMu Gallery

MoMu Gallery – Natan: the Dress – 16/10/2016 > 4/12/2016

In 2016, the Belgian fashion house Natan is planning to gift a couture creation to the ModeMuseum Antwerpen (Antwerp Fashion Museum). As a result of this gift, the ModeMuseum has created a film documenting the entire design and manufacturing process of the dress. The film records the various stages of the creative process of the […]

Nina Ricci through the eyes of Olivier Theyskens. History, dance and a romantic view on femininity.

The MoMu collection has more than doubled since its opening in 2002 due to donations or long term loans. Within the wide variety of new acquisitions, a returning theme caught the attention: the references to haute couture in the ready-to-wear collections. The MoMu Gallery provides a unique insight in the ready-to-wear silhouettes with a reference […]

Belgian Women’s Day – Suffragette Costume

November 11th is celebrated as Armistice Day throughout the world to remember the end of WWI but in Belgium it’s also Women’ s Day. Belgium has its own Women’s Day (next to the International Women’s Day of March 8th) since 1972 because Simone de Beauvoir had only one free day to travel to Belgium, which […]

Attitude to a shape

It is that time of the year where the Antwerp Fashion Department is hosting SHOW2012, the annual graduation show where the students from all 4 years present their work to an audience of 6.000 spectators on June 7th, 8th and 9th! The MoMu Gallery is currently hosting the expo ‘ATTITUDE TO A SHAPE’, with a […]


Mairi MacKenzie, lecturer at GSA and curator of the Dreamsuits exhibition at MoMu Gallery and author of ‘Dreamsuits: The Wonderful World of Nudie Cohn’, will present a lecture on this charismatic figure on February 29th at the Mackintosch Lecture Theatre in the Glasgow School of Art. Under consideration will be Nudie’s biography, his relationship with […]


On the occasion of the Momu Gallery expo Dreamsuits, the MoMu organized a series of workshops for youngsters in collaboration with Lee. Starting from the spectacular outfits from Bobbejaan Schoepen, the group of children reworked outfits by Lee in true country & western style!

Gram Parsons Tribute at Roma

Gram Parsons (1946-1973) was a pioneer within the history of American music. With his groups The International Submarine Band, The Byrds and, in particular, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gram fused his love of country music with rocj, soul and blues to articulate a new musical genre, country-rock (an epithet he allegdly disliked preffering to use the term […]

Made in Hollywood: A tribute to Nudie

In July 2003, the film Made in Hollywood: A Tribute to Nudie by photographer Craig McDean and art director Bill Doig, premiered on SHOWstudio. The film features the model Amber Valetta styled in an androgynous manner, with slicked back hair, bleached-out eyebrows, wearing various Nudie outfits, and is soundtracked by The Flying Burrito Brothers song […]

Museum of Costume by Alice Hawkins

Created to accompany the MoMu Gallery’s exhibition Dreamsuits, photographer and filmmaker Alice Hawkins lends her unique eye to Cohn’s equally unique couture creations, capturing their glittering surfaces on a fashion film for SHOWstudio.com

Dreamsuits from the Bobbejaan Schoepen Collection

On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Dreamsuits’ in the MoMu Gallery, photographer Alex Salinas produced a shooting with Nudie Cohn outfits from the Bobbejaan Schoepen collection featuring Belgian musicians and published in Weekend Knack magazine. Photography: Alex Salinas Styling: R. Cerimagic Make-up: Inge Grognard Stylist assistant: Aline Walther Photo assistants: Jef Jacobs & Koen Verminnen […]